Homelessness

As a mayor who will put people first, I understand that our unhoused population is diverse and every individual deserves to be treated with respect. Everyone needs a place to call home. We should look at successes in other communities and model legislation after those successes. Recent court rulings have made it clear that without enough shelter beds, our response options are limited. Humanity makes it clear that we must do something.

  • Continue county partnering to build shelter space with accompanying mental health and workforce services.
  • Continue partnering with our faith-based community in providing safe parking spots.
  • Expand our navigator program to identify the individual underlying, root causes of being unhoused and address them.

We know what works in other communities and can model by connecting residents with mental health treatment, addiction treatment and workforce training.

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